Engraved title-page; illustrated with engraved plates depicting flowers, animals, marine creatures and genetic deformities
Bound in old limp vellum; ink title on spine; bookplate of Theodore Besterman on front pastedown; biographical note on front free endpaper verso; marginal notes in pencil throughout the text; portion of the text obliterated on pages 29-30, and corrected with manuscript slips
No table of contents. Foxing. Narrow margins. Gutter included to avoid cropping text.